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Recommended Reads May 2017

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Storms

Author: Chris Vick
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780008158354
Published Date: 6th April 2017
RRP: £7.99

A thrilling and tempestuous novel of love and danger from the author of KOOK.

Every storm breaks in the end

Jake never meant to fall for a girl that night. But plans change and soon Jake and Hannah are together, inseparable. That is, until Hannah gets an opportunity that will take her away, where Jake could never afford to follow.

Then the storm comes, bringing with it an extraordinary discovery, something that could turn Jake’s life around. But the gifts of the sea can be cursed, and the great wave that is forming may break Jake and Hannah’s world and their hearts

The Island at the End of Everything

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Publisher: Chicken House
ISBN: 9781910002766
Published Date: May 2017
RRP: £6.99

There are some places you
would not want to go.
Even if I told you that we have oceans
filled with sea turtles and dolphins,
or forests lush with parrots that call
through air thick with warmth...

Nobody comes here because they want to.
The island of no return. 

This Raging Light: But Then I Came Back

Author: Estelle Laure
Publisher: Orchard Books
ISBN: 9781408342541
Published Date: 6th April 2017
RRP: £7.99

Estelle Laure is a bright new talent with a gorgeous voice - perfect for fans of John Green and Rainbow Rowell.

Eden has always let her head lead the way. It's why she excels at ballet, at school, and at life in general. But when she nearly drowns and then wakes from a month-long coma, everything is different. She's troubled by dreams that seem more real than waking life, and her neat cookie-cutter existence is no longer satisfying.

Unable to stifle her passionate heart anymore, she finds herself drawn to a boy with melting-chocolate eyes, and to a future different to what she ever imagined.

That's when Eden discovers that when it comes to love, first you fall, then you have to leap.

Rent A Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780440870241
Published Date: 9th February 2017
RRP: £6.99

Tilly can’t believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly’s favourite daydream, she’s wearing the most beautiful bridesmaid dress and walking down the aisle behind a bride. The one wedding she’d really love to attend is her own mum and dad’s - but it seems like that's never going to happen. So Tilly decides to make her own dream come true, and puts a notice in the local shop, advertising her services as a bridesmaid. And to her amazement, she gets a reply . . .